By considering the impact of development on the community’s aesthetics, infrastructure, and quality of life, the department contributes to the town’s overall growth and sustainability. It aims to strike a balance between economic progress and preserving the character, environment, and livability of the town.
The public works department in a town is responsible for maintaining and improving the infrastructure necessary for the community’s daily functions. It oversees the maintenance and repair of roads, sidewalks, and traffic signals to ensure safe and efficient travel throughout the town, and handles the collection and disposal of garbage and recyclables.
By implementing rent control measures, the department aims to create stability and affordability in the housing market, allowing residents to have secure and sustainable living arrangements. Through its efforts, the rent control department seeks to strike a balance between the interests of landlords and the needs of tenants, ultimately fostering a more equitable and inclusive community.